Azooka Labs Private Limited
Azooka is a specialty fluorescent dye company, manufacturing for genomics research and molecular diagnostics. Their first product to market, Tinto Rang, is a safe DNA stain that replaces Ethidium Bromide and SYBR dyes at a much more affordable cost, making this sort of disease diagnostics more accessible for all. It’s also safe for researchers who use nucleic acid dyes on a daily basis in labs, which is a potential mutagen and carcinogen.
Tinto Rang provides nucleic acid-based stains for diagnostic testing (NAT), with the focus here being both efficiency and safety. Since traditional diagnostic stains are somewhat toxic, Tinto Rang has been developed from a food additive that has been consumed widely in southern India for several decades, to make it non-mutagenic.